1. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 12
    Win7
       12 Oct 2016 #1

    How long can I keep the defer updates option ?


    I same running Win10 Pro and set the defer updates option.
    How long can I keep it ?

    I have no urge to do the Anniversary update.

    Thanks
    Gary
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  2. Joined : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 834
    10 Home x64 (1607), Pro x86 (1511 & 1607)
       12 Oct 2016 #2

    In Pro, when you defer Features Updates (ie. an upgrade like the AU) you are switching yourself from the Current Branch (CB) to the Current Branch for Business (CBB). The CBB apparently run 8 months behind the CB. There's more on this here:
    http://www.computerworld.com/article...ws-10-pro.html

    For a more permanent deferment of the AU, see...
    Windows Updates - Hide or Show in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 12
    Win7
       13 Oct 2016 #3

    I looked under Defer upgrades and Updates under Local Group Policy editor and mine was not configured.
    I have Defer upgrades set under Advanced options
    is this the correct one ?

    Thanks
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 834
    10 Home x64 (1607), Pro x86 (1511 & 1607)
       13 Oct 2016 #4

    AIUI deferring update works the same way in Pro whether you set it by Group Policy of through Settings. I have Home so can't confirm that.

    However, the wushowhide utility in the second link is completely independent of the 'defer' process. It can permanently hide updates for both Home and Pro versions.
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 1,161
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       14 Oct 2016 #5

    Bree said: View Post
    In Pro, when you defer Features Updates (ie. an upgrade like the AU) you are switching yourself from the Current Branch (CB) to the Current Branch for Business (CBB). The CBB apparently run 8 months behind the CB. There's more on this here:
    http://www.computerworld.com/article...ws-10-pro.html

    For a more permanent deferment of the AU, see...
    Windows Updates - Hide or Show in Windows 10
    I've deferred the AU due to the missing drive / RAW format bug. How can I find out if this has been fixed since I will do the AU when MS sorts out this serious bug?
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